The sky-is-falling Capitals fans want one thing written today. Because they’re so used to doom enveloping their franchise every spring, they want angst, desperation, panic. They want, “OUR SEASON IS 48 HOURS FROM... more »
But make no mistake, the Capitals -- down two games to none and about to play the next two contests of this Eastern Conference Semifinal series against the Tampa Bay Lightning at St. Pete Times Forum -- are in a bit of a predicament.
Washington's power play has failed it in the first two games, and missed chances at burying the Lightning early became the Capitals undoing after unlucky bounces and the failure to succeed at minor details became a much bigger deal in a pair of one-goal...